Ontario Family Law Podcast

Ontario Family Law Podcast

62 - Is Family Mediation Binding?

Ontario Family Law Podcast

62 - Is Family Mediation Binding?

When separating, many spouses and parents want to find easier, less destructive and less expensive alternatives to Family Court.  For most people, those options are better.  In addition, the 2021 changes to the Divorce Act require separating spouses to consider alternatives to Court.  Many people consideration family mediation to resolve their differences after separation. But, having heard that mediation is a voluntary process, they also worry that their ex will just ignore the result at mediation.  

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In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, answers the question "Is Family Mediation Binding”

If you enjoyed this episode, check out these others:

60 - Should You Take Your Ex to Family Court

42 - How to Get a Legal Separation in Canada

41 - How to Prepare for Family Mediation

34 - Disclosure in Family Law

24 - How to Have a Valid and Enforceable Separation Agreement in Ontario

The Video below also explains what to expect at Family Mediation.

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The Ontario Family Law Podcast is a companion to the book, Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available  as a $9.99 Kindle eBook, Kobo eBook, or iBook for your iPad or iPhone and as a paperback from Amazon and better bookstores.   Anyone who has to deal with issues related to separation or divorce, the financial considerations in those circumstances or parenting concerns should rely on both this podcast and the book for easy-to-understand information and advice about how the law applies to their case and what are the best ways to address their concerns.  The book also covers all the other related family law issues, such as child support, spousal support, property division and restraining orders.  To get your copy of the book, click on the picture of the book above and to the left.

Thousands of people tune into the Ontario Family Law Podcast to get valuable pointers on family law, divorce and separation issues.  Please feel free to share this podcast with your social network using the sharing buttons below.  The host of the Ontario Family Law PodcastJohn Schuman, is a Certified Specialist in Family Law, practicing in Toronto.  If you would like to contact him, either call 416-446-5847, email us,  or fill out form below and click “send.”  To book a consultation, at a reduced rate, use this form

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